It also protects and restores imperiled biodiversity.
"We're working hard, maybe harder than all previous administrations, maybe almost all of them."
No, our kids will not be doomed in 12 years if we don't adopt her Green New Deal.
Using climate change as an excuse to pursue other social and economic goals.
Raising the price of gasoline, heat, and electricity is a steep political hill to climb.
Very little carbon reduction, lots of political patronage.
Meanwhile U.S. carbon dioxide emissions continue to fall
Carbon-neutral transportation fuels might be possible.
Skip renewables for zero-carbon electricity and go directly to nuclear
Despite the E.U.'s carbon markets and vast renewable energy subsidies
Funny: These cities didn't disclose any concerns about climate change in their bond issues.
Is the plan actually necessary for bringing emissions down?
"Only nuclear can lift all humans out of poverty while saving the natural environment."
Instead, submit the Paris agreement as a treaty to Senate for a vote
But it will not bring back a lot of coal mining jobs.
'We're going to work on the CAFE standards so you can make cars in America again'
Underpins 80 federal regulations purportedly worth one trillion dollars
Paris climate agreement will reduce global warming by 0.2 degrees Celsius by 2100
"Another year. Another record. The high temperatures we saw in 2015 are set to be beaten in 2016."
Would it be worth doing in the absence of a carbon tax or a cap-and-trade market?
And that was one year before the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change was negotiated.
Yet the U.S. economy grew in real terms by 15 percent since 2005.
But benefits won't last forever as climate change gets worse
Also carbon emissions rate highest in 66 million years
"World will discover a clean energy breakthrough that will save our planet and power our world."
Greenhouse gas regulations will now be an even bigger issue in the U.S. presidential campaign
Privately funded, carbon-free, walk-away-safe, burns nuclear waste - what's not to like?
Fourth Dispatch: Saving the climate is nice and all, but where's the money?
Opposing nuclear power is not climate friendly
The endgame in the quest for a universal climate treaty
Climate Progress' Resident Hysteric Attacks Lomborg Study of the Inefficacy of Paris Greenhouse Gas Emissions Pledges
Cites MIT "expert" who has apparently not read the work of his colleagues who agree with Lomborg
Plenty of economic pain for a likely reduction in global temperature rise of about -0.17°C in 2100
Increase equal to about 70 percent of total U.S. annual coal consumption
So says the new U.N. analysis of national climate plans from 146 countries
We are living in interesting times.*